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Back in 1969, Black Sabbath jolted the music world with a whole new genre – heavy metal.
After breaking up in 1970, the original band members reunited in 1997 and released Reunion, a live album. Then, recently, they released their 19th studio album called 13 in June 2013. Plus, they kicked off their first New Zealand tour in 40 years, followed by a short U.S. schedule in August.
13 topped both the UK Albums Chart and the US Billboard 200. The lead single, "God Is Dead?" earned Black Sabbath their first Grammy Award in 14 years for Best Metal Performance in 2014.
The original band members - guitarist Tony Iommi, bassist Geezer Butler, singer Ozzy Osbourne and drummer Bill Ward – always attract a crowd, ensuring that Black Sabbath tickets almost always sell out.
No wonder. Almost 50 years ago, they brought a whole new sound – and a whole new attitude – to the party. They re-defined the heavy metal genre with their quadruple-platinum album called Paranoid in 1970.
Despite an association with occult and horror themes, they also composed songs dealing with social instability, political corruption, the dangers of drug abuse and apocalyptic prophecies of the horrors of war.
(Osbourne's heavy drug use led to his dismissal from the band in 1979, after which he began a successful solo career, selling over 100 million albums. But, as mentioned above, the original band members reunited in 1997. )
Today, Black Sabbath is ranked by MTV as the "Greatest Metal Band" of all time; and they rank Number Two on VH1’s 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock list, behind Led Zeppelin. They have sold over 15 million records in the United States and over 70 million records worldwide.
Plus, they were inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2005 and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006.
In September of 2015, it was announced that Black Sabbath would embark on their final tour, titled The End from January to April 2016, hitting numerous dates and locations across the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
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